[wp-hackers] track activity of user engagement in plugins

Mika A Epstein ipstenu at ipstenu.org
Tue Feb 14 23:02:39 UTC 2012

Phoning home is also against repo guidelines so be careful.

On Feb 14, 2012, at 4:15 PM, "Chris Taylor - stillbreathing.co.uk" <mrwiblog at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 4:17 PM, Eric Mann <eric at eam.me> wrote:
>> There's nothing worse than discovering after you install a plugin that it's
>> been sending data to a third party without your permission.
> Very true. I wrote a plugin called Plugin Register
> (http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/plugin-register/) which in the
> initial version automatically registered activations of my plugins.
> Feedback made me change that policy pretty damn quickly.
> If you want to know how people use your plugin make sure they are
> fully aware of what data you are getting, and what it will be used
> for.
> Chris
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